Rocks in Black & White

The Canadian Shield,where rugged pines stretch,reach for endless skies,taking root in rocky shores. We set boulders in our gardensto anchor us against untimely storms,or perhaps to remind us of endurancewhen everything else falls away. Even the satisfying crunch of stones on our pathfascinates – the varied hues and forms, like art,incite searches for undiscovered treasures […]

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As Water Flows

As water flows, my mind wanders – relinquishes thoughts and worries As water flows, I surrender to the blessing of life’s journey As water flows, I acknowledge the fluidity of emotions, of change As water flows, I experience the continum of life’s cycles. (Submitted for Cee’ Black & White Photo Challenge: flowing water.  Images are […]

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Favourite Brew

Morning tea in a favourite mug. For Cee’s Black & White Photo challenge: liquids.

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Tables and Chairs (CB&WC)

Somewhere a chair waits for us – seating for two, a cosy rendezvous New Mexico’s hospitality so charming – scrumptuous southwest cooking too. In Utah, covered wagons and recreated campfires offered a unique setting for potato and steak dinner Our adventures have taken us to many places, but wherever we’re together, that’s the winner. (For […]

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Steps (CB&WC)

Rows of pumpkins line the upward climb, and flowery sentinels mark a landing – a well lit doorway adds additional charm a happy home from where I’m standing. Not all places are subject to such tender care – through time and neglect, their beauty offends rickety stones, lead to murky waters, overgrowth of bush and […]

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Plastic

Plastic cups are practical for outdoor summer sipping, preferably, of course, with out arachnid dipping. Plastic chairs for lounging are best for surf, sun, and grass except on the hottest of days, they just might burn your a** Plastic skulls lined up along the neighbour’s lawn, cast an eerie light, thrill the trick and treaters, […]

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CB&W: In Flight

In L.A. we watched in awe as two golden eagles soared above. I envy birds their ability to fly – to take to wing as the impulse dictates, and soar.  This crow, one minute sitting dockside, decided to fly directly at me.  Never quite sure which is a crow and which a raven, these birds […]

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